Trinity University Press

Jennifer Speed

Jennifer Speed is a research professor of religious studies at the University of Dayton specializing in Spanish history, biography, theology, and law. She served as the historian for the documentary Children of the Revolución: How the Mexican Revolution Changed America’s Destiny and has written major reports for historical sites in and around San Antonio, including a cultural history of the Hemisfair Park area. She lives in Ohio. 

Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico

Much ink has been spilled over the men of the Mexican Revolution, but far less has been written about its women. Kathy Sosa, Ellen Riojas Clark, and Jennifer Speed set out to right this wrong in Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico, which celebrates the women of early Texas and Mexico who refused to walk a traditional path. The anthology embraces an expansive definition of the word...